Does ringworm on the scalp usually cause many symptoms?

Not really. Some patients report itching or burning, but that's about it.
Itching, burning. Symptoms can be itching or burning.It can also cause pain with swelling.

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Does ringworm of scalp usually cause many symptoms?

Swelling pain. The infection spreads along scalp and down hairs to cause swelling pain amd discharge. It can become secondarily infected with bacteria. It requires a course of oral medications such as Griseofulvin or Lamisil (terbinafine) to eradicate the infection. Read more...
Most are quiet. Most cases i see are for painless hair loss and/or irregularity in the skin of the scalp.Rarely there is a boggy painful swelling. Some have tried otc products with little success. Read more...